Information about some of NASA's activities is included in four 30 minute episodes. Six topics are discussed in Episode 5: unistick vehicle controller to help the handicapped, the world's most powerful computer, a plane which changes the shape of its wings during flight, the space shuttle, testing water from space and four great observatories. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. Topics: NASA, aviation, technology
Dr James “Red” Duke discusses how technologies developed for the space program are being used in everyday medicine. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. Topics: NASA, medical technology
byJ Frederic Dewhurst; Twentieth Century Fund.; Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, inc.
A compilation of live footage, staged scenes and animation discussing the rise of the U.S. standard of living as it is tied to the rise of productivity--comparison of man hour earnings in 1850 ($ .27) to 1900 ($ .56) to 1949 ($1.40). An argument for the appreciation of "the American Way" by not standing in the way of increased productivity through the use of machines. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: productivity, technology, work, standard of living